Canadian pianist Lucille Chung is renowned for her “blazing gutsy performance[s]” (The Washington Post). Born in Montréal, Canadian pianist Lucille Chung has been acclaimed for her “stylish and refined performances” by Gramophone magazine, “combining vigor and suppleness with natural eloquence and elegance” (Le Soir). Ms. Chung has been making her mark from an early age. At age ten, she had made her debut performance with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and a few years later, she claimed first place in the Stravinsky International Piano Competition.
Since her early success, Ms. Chung has performed with over 60 leading orchestras around the world including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Moscow Virtuosi, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, KBS Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Weimar, UNAM Philharmonic (Mexico), Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Flemish Radio Orchestra as well as all of the major Canadian orchestras. She has appeared with prestigious conductors, including Krzysztof Penderecki, Vladimir Spivakov, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Charles Dutoit, to name a few.
As recitalist, Lucille has performed in over 30 countries. She is often invited to chamber festivals and regularly performs with her husband as a member of the Bax & Chung Piano Duo.